The table below looks at the statistics for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 78 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing LDAP 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.100% 0.12% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.77% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£408 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.34 £71.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-51.64% +23.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.99% 15.61% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 49
Average daily rate £400 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Sun
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) CA
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (9.09%) SMTP
9 1 (9.09%) DHCP
9 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 1 (9.09%) HTTP
9 1 (9.09%) NFS
9 1 (9.09%) SNMP
9 1 (9.09%) VPN
9 1 (9.09%) DNS
9 1 (9.09%) SSL
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) Perl

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft